My latest at Hardball Times offers a real-time accounting of the Padres’ final game in 2010. I would have written a better ending, but non-fiction is unforgiving that way.
Assuming I can get my act together, I’ll post some final thoughts on the season later in the week and lay out plans for the coming months of baseball darkness. Meanwhile, I found writing about Game 162 to be a cathartic exercise in much the same way launching my television into the street would have been — only cheaper and less likely to provoke the authorities.
Save yourself. Save your television. Read the article.